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Black Lips and King Khan Show Review

Black Lips Show Review

Black Lips with King Khan and the BBQ Show September 19th, 2014 Logan Square Auditorium, Chicago, IL Punk shows are timelessly great. You usually get at least three acts, each playing tons of songs (thanks to their 2-3 minute run times), and non-stop energy from the crowd for very little money. We caught the Southern garage punks Black Lips, King Khan in punk rock duo form with the BBQ Show, and a solid opener in Heavy Times for just $18

Arcade Fire Show Review Royale

Arcade Fire Show Review

Arcade Fire, Dan Deacon, and Devo August 30th, 2014 United Center, Chicago, IL Wes’s Thoughts: Groupon is best known in the concert world for getting you discounted tickets on bad 90’s acts like Scott Stapp or 80’s hair bands like Poison, but for once, it paid off in the world of indie rock. Arcade Fire, the overly-ambitious suckers they are, put on two nights at United Center, where the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks play which seats over 20,000, and since

Sturgill Simpson Show Review

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Sturgill Simpson Off Broadway St. Louis, MO August 7, 2014 There were a lot of uncertainties when I went to see Sturgill Simpson at Off Broadway last Thursday night.  What would the crowd be like, more country or more hipster?  Would the crowd really be that big, considering the venue and type of artist?  What kind of energy would Simpson bring to the stage?  All these questions were answered, and I must say, I was much more impressed with Sturgill

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